Slovakia Rail Pass - Slovakia Rail Passes
Slovakia Rail Pass - Slovak Rail Passes
Slovakia or Slovensko is officially the Slovak Republic, it is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is bordered by Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east, Hungary to the south, Austria to the southwest, and the Czech Republic to the northwest. Slovakia's mostly mountainous territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi), with a population of over 5.4 million. The capital and largest city is Bratislava, while the second largest city is Košice. The official language is Slovak
There are 9 national parks in Slovakia, covering 6.5% of the Slovak land surface
In addition to its historic capital city of Bratislava, Slovakia is home to the High Tatra Mountains, featuring waterfalls, caves, and canyons, this is one of the great national parks of Europe. Continue to explore by visiting castles on the Danube, charming towns of the Little Carpathians, and beautiful 18th-century churches.
Bratislava or in German Preßburgor in Hungarian Pozsony. Bratislava is the capital of Slovakia. With a population of about 450,000, it is one of the smaller capitals of Europe but still the country's largest city. The greater metropolitan area is home to more than 650,000 people. Bratislava is in southwestern Slovakia, occupying both banks of the River Danube and the left bank of the River Morava. Bordering Austria and Hungary, it is the only national capital that borders two sovereign states.
As a rail hub, the city has direct connections to Austria, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Poland, Germany and the rest of Slovakia. Bratislava-Petržalka railway station and Bratislava hlavná stanica are the main railway stations. the main bus station (Autobusová stanica Mlynské Nivy or AS Mlynské Nivy) is located at Mlynské Nivy, east of city centre and offers bus connections to cities in Slovakia and international bus lines.
Railways of the Slovak Republic or Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko or Železnice Slovenskej republiky, ŽSR is the state-owned railway infrastructure company in Slovakia. The company was established in 1993 as the successor of the Československé státní drahy in Slovakia. Until 1996 it had formal and since then a de facto monopoly on railroad transportation in the country.
In 2002 a law divided the company: ŽSR was left with infrastructure maintenance, and transport was moved into company "Železničná spoločnosť, a. s." (ZSSK). In 2005 this new company was further split into "Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a. s." (ZSSK) providing passenger services and "Železničná spoločnosť Cargo Slovakia, a. s." (ZSSK Cargo / ZSCS) providing freight services.
ŽSR provides transportation and services that correspond to the interests of state transport policy and market requirements, including related activities.
RegioJet a.s. or RJ is a private Czech provider of passenger rail and bus transport. The sister company of the same name, RegioJet a. s., with its registered office in Bratislava is an operator of passenger rail and bus transport in the Slovak Republic.
Bratislava hlavná stanica
Bratislava-Petržalka Railway Station
Bratislava hlavná stanica or Bratislava hl.st. Former names German: Pressburger Hauptbahnhof. Hungarian: Pozsony főpályaudvar is the main railway station in Bratislava, Slovakia. It is located near Šancová street, around 1 km or a 15 min walk north from the Old Town. Trains from Bratislava hlavná stanica station depart to Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia (in summer), Poland and the rest of Slovakia.
Bratislava-Petržalka railway station is a station in Petržalka, the southern part of Bratislava. The station was rebuilt in the 1990s as a terminus for international trains to and from Vienna, which restarted in 1999 after having stopped in 1945. Shuttle trains between the station and Wien Hauptbahnhof station operate
Slovakia has four international airports. Bratislava's M. R. Štefánik Airport is the main and largest international airport. It is located 9 kilometres (5.6 miles) northeast of the city centre. It serves civil and governmental, scheduled and unscheduled domestic and international flights. The current runways support the landing of all common types of aircraft currently used. The airport has enjoyed rapidly growing passenger traffic in recent years; it served 279,028 passengers in 2000 and 2,292,712 in 2018.
Košice International Airport is an airport serving Košice. It is the second-largest international airport in Slovakia. The Poprad–Tatry Airport is the third busiest airport, the airport is located 5 km west-northwest of ski resort town Poprad. It is an airport with one of the highest elevations in Central Europe, at 718 m, which is 150 m higher than Innsbruck Airport in Austria. The Sliač Airport is the smallest international airport and currently operates only summer charter flights to popular sea resort destinations.
The Port of Bratislava is one of the two international river ports in Slovakia. The port connects Bratislava to international boat traffic, especially the interconnection from the North Sea to the Black Sea via the Rhine-Main-Danube Canal. Additionally, tourist boats operate from Bratislava's passenger port, including routes to Devín, Vienna and elsewhere. The Port of Komárno is the second largest port in Slovakia with an area of over 20 hectares and is located approximately 100 km east of Bratislava. It lies at the confluence of two rivers - the Danube and Váh
Slovakia 1 Country Pass
Eurail Slovakia Pass (Eurail is a European Rail Pass for Non Europeans)
Eurail 2 Country Select Pass
Slovakia 2 Countries Pass
Discover Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary.
If you want to get a taste of 2 different cultures on a single trip, choose the Eurail Two Country Select Pass (previously called the Eurail Regional Pass).
This pass lets you discover 2 bordering European countries by train and offers the best value if you want to focus your adventure on a specific part of Europe
Slovakia 3 or 4 Countries Pass
Pick your itinerary and travel to three popular cities in Europe: Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary.
European East Pass
Make your way through picturesque scenery with unlimited train travel in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria and Hungary.
Central Europe Triangle Pass
Discover some of the most popular destinations in Central Europe as you travel between Vienna, Prague and Budapest or Salzburg
The Central Europe Triangle Pass
Eurail 3 Country Select Pass
Slovakia 3 Countries Pass
Travel in 3 bordering countries in Europe.
Delve deeper into the culture, landscape, and everyday life of 1 region in Europe.
With the Eurail Three Country Select Pass you can narrow your trip to 3 bordering countries
Eurail 4 Country Select Pass
Slovakia 4 Countries Pass
Travel in 4 bordering countries in Europe.
Travel by train in 4 European countries with the Eurail Four Country Select Pass.
You can pick the 4 bordering countries you'd like to visit below
Balkan Flexi Pass 7 Countries Pass
Visit Croatia, Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, and Turkey in first class.
Eurail Global Rail Pass 33 Countries Pass
Enjoy train travel in 33 countries with this one pass!
Eurail Pass Benefits in Slovakia